Friday, May 20, 2011

George Vecsey's six favorite books

New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey is the author of Stan Musial: An American Life.

One of his six favorite books, as told to The Week magazine:
Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe

My parents introduced me to Wolfe at 15, and soon I was staying up past midnight to join Wolfe’s family in Asheville, N.C. Wolfe felt like such an observer, an outsider—a writer—that he filled my teenage heart with a major dose of angst and ambition.
Read about the other books on Vecsey's list.

--Marshal Zeringue